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Reviewed by: Carl Nelson [05.24.05]
Manufactured by: Gigabyte
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Far Cry

We set the details to absolute maximum settings, and on the NVIDIA cards SM3 was used.

Although the NVIDIA cards certainly benefit from SM3, it's not enough to put them ahead of their respective, lower priced ATI competition. The X700 Pro is beginning to look like a joke compared to the rest of these cards.

With filtering enabled, the ATI cards pull even further ahead. Unfortunately, the 6600 GT is not up to the task of running 1024x768 with moderate filtering enabled. The enhanced fillrate of the Gigabyte X800 is definitely showing its teeth here.

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